This video covers the history of compost heat recovery and the state of the art science, by Gaelen Brown of Living Web Farms.
“This is a partially underground greenhouse we use at Saddle Peak Farm & Vineyard to start, grow, overwinter, and propagate plants. This year we have tomatoes using the extra summer space, hoping they last until December. In this update, I show them off, as well as some dwarf citrus trees, water plants, and carnivorous plants (Venus Fly Traps and Pitcher plants). Enjoy!”
“Check out how I heat my house with my greenhouse! It’s so easy to do and it gives us (almost) free heat and many other benefits too. This could easily be an off grid way to heat a house.”
“Today we’re going to take a look at several types of greenhouses. These are just some of the more popular styles and there are many variations. It’s simply some information to help provide some food-for-thought when you are ready to build one.”
“The average temperature in Stockholm in January is -3°C (27°F). For Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto it can be much warmer thanks to the greenhouse that blankets their home.
“The larger you build your pit greenhouse the more efficient, as the temperatures inside of a small greenhouse can fluctuate quite quickly.